After graduate school in the early 1980s, I was hired as clinical coordinator of an outpatient methadone and counseling program at Cambridge Hospital, affiliated with Harvard University. Frankly [...]

ServiceNet offers guidelines to help prevent suicide

NORTHAMPTON – The statistics about suicide are daunting: there is one death by suicide in the US every 13 minutes; suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15–29-year-olds; […]

PREP©West: Creating therapeutic community together

Imagine sitting in a therapeutic circle that includes friends, family, mentors, counselors, prescribers and the voices that are speaking from within. All have a say in shaping the way forward [...]

After living with a hoarding disorder, Easthampton man helps others cope

Clutter throws Bec Belofsky Shuer of Easthampton into a panic. She says the sight of the hundreds of boxes filled with stuff, from old toys to empty picture frames, furniture — […]